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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 217–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... us to think more deeply about Lu Xun's self-positioning vis-à-vis contemporary Western thought on the one hand and traditional Chinese thought on the other. In my view, the ecocritical bond between Benjamin and Lu Xun is by no means accidental but a consequence of their common debt to Romantic...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 277–297.
Published: 01 October 2020
... are positioned and thereby to narrativize the subject's own identity. Copyright © 2020 Lingnan University 2020 same-sex desire Dung Kai-Cheung Chiu Miao-Chin Chu T'ien-wen Wang Xiaobo Homosexuality appeared as one of the forms of sexuality when it was transposed from the practice of sodomy...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 298–319.
Published: 01 October 2019
... that posits an imaginary vantage point. Panorama as method notes the use of scale, recording of the skyline, and mediation of the cityscape. The article asks what material conditions and ideological circumstances allow for the existence of the images at hand and what brings us to identify them as panoramic...
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Published: 01 March 2020
figure 2 . Headline on the morning after the July 7, 1971, demonstration. Note the newspaper's use of the Japanese word Senkaku to describe the islands, indicating support for the position of the United States and Japan. South China Morning Post , “Senkaku Rally Leads to Violence,” July 8 More
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 19–32.
Published: 01 March 2019
... have even been identified. Despite their relative invisibility, however, insects nevertheless occupy a critical position within the global ecosystem, offering nourishment for other organisms, facilitating pollination, and contributing to the decomposition of organic matter. In fact, it would...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 174–196.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and subsequently traveled to numerous art festivals and museums around the world to abundant acclaim. 1 Inspired by the title of an edited volume on early cinema, 2 I examine two aspects of “viewing positions” vis-à-vis China. First, how do we interpret the multilayered, translocal viewing positions (i.e...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2019
... features of each, as well as their shared insights into issues of universal interest. Hong Kong's unique geocultural position, an important element of JMLC' s success, continues to be fully exploited by Prism . While most major English-language journals of Chinese literature are located far away from...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 October 2020
... on human nature, ranging from extremely positive through largely neutral to extremely negative. Of all the Warring States thinkers, Mencius 孟子 (372–289 BCE) holds the most positive view of qing . Although he uses the term qing only four times in his writings, he gives a clear and straightforward...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 183–198.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Western and Chinese cultures, he took advantage of this marginal position and discovered the location of the “third zone”—not only between Western and Chinese cultures, consonant with Homi K. Bhabha's theory of the “third space” endorsing cultural hybridity, 12 but also between the leftist and rightist...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 304–309.
Published: 01 March 2021
... in Mudan ting , pointing out that Tang casts Du Liniang 杜麗娘 in the role of onlooker, sidelined and positioned in front of her dream while trying to recover her experience of it at a distance. With this faceoff, spectatorship enters the picture, marking a rupture with earlier discourses of emotion-realms...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of strategies of self-inscription and collective validation, past and present. In the words of Li Guo's essay, such positionalities encompass “homoeroticism, homosexual love, political bromance, covenanted partnership, and aberrant passions,” among others, thus eschewing any singular homoerotic formation...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 256–270.
Published: 01 March 2021
... simultaneously contend with the general Black fear of death resulting from extenuating circumstances not linked to a specific cause, like COVID-19, but predisposed by the social organization—which is to say, the structural positioning—of the world. Within the crisis, forms of social segregation, or violent...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Zhang's innovative appropriation of Buddhist epistemology must be noted here. Wanfa weixin conventionally conveys a deconstructive stance to the phenomenal world and cautions against man's attachment to it. In contrast, Zhang's reference to wanfa weixin advances the positive virtue of the mind...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 293–299.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to make their work legible to the West, he posits that, on the contrary, in what we might call cultural appropriation, performance writing may have “made the iterative turn legible by presenting it through white avant-garde authors working at the cultural centers of the English-speaking world.” And yet...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 457–474.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of political struggles in heartland China than a Hong-Kong born academic like Chow. Chow explicitly positions herself as a feminist postcolonial critic vis-à-vis both the West and mainland China, setting her critical priorities in unraveling Western triumphalism, which is arguably an opponent trickier and more...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 456–471.
Published: 01 October 2019
.../historical/political/economic area with distinct boundaries, composed of different nation-states, which manifests an irreducible or non-assimilable heterogeneity at the level of ethnicity, religion, and culture. Here the designation of being first suggests that Taiwan is positioned as more advanced...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 264–276.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... This supposition partially explains the disappearance of traditional same-sex relations in the twentieth century, when one-on-one exclusive sexual relationships became the norm. 18 Compared with repressive Confucianism, Daoism has a much more positive view on sex. There are two kinds of Daoism...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 346–367.
Published: 01 October 2019
... of local livelihood from the messy historical ground of post-1997 Hong Kong. In Tian yu di , storytelling does not belong to Joe, Angus, and Ronnie, who bury their youthful dreams from the 1990s and become silent about how they came into their current positions as a labor unionist, stockbroker...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 390–407.
Published: 01 October 2019
... without negotiating borders, which, as one character subtly suggests, may have involved the illegal smuggling of opium. As the novel shows, the transnational capitalism of the “overseas Chinese” old money was forced to confront a Eurocentric world order that posited the West as the progenitor...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the order outside of it. As Godelier writes, Wherever incest is condemned and at the same time practiced, it potentially and really subverts, across the board, relations of cooperation and authority within the family. For when incest is practiced, all of the individual kinship positions gradually merge...
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